Tag Archives: Media Specialists

Fair Use Part 2: Creative Commons Licenses and Media Labeled for Reuse

Many digital content creators WANT you to reuse their media, which broadens your classroom opportunities far beyond Fair Use. These licenses are particularly important for online publication where copyrighted materials cannot be utilized since it may impact the owner’s rights. … Continue reading

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Fair Use Part 1: Copyright Law and Best Practices for Educators

In the past few years, educational Fair Use guidelines have undergone major revisions expanding opportunities for teachers and students to use copyrighted materials. Common Core Standards specify digital media use and publication, implying fair use will be a common topic … Continue reading

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Integrating Common Core with Marzano and Danielson

Marzano and Danielson evaluation systems are designed to guide “best teaching practices.” Learn how their strategies align with Common Core for the most effective and engaging lessons, (leading, of course, to higher teacher evaluations). Instructor: Michelle Cates, Library Media Specialist, … Continue reading

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Model Common Core Lessons

Including standards, scales, and step-by-step activities, this webinar demonstrates school library Common Core lessons, at both elementary and secondary levels. Instructor: Michelle Cates, Library Media Specialist, West Palm Beach Jan. 9, 2014 3:00-4:00 pm CT (4-5 pm ET) Register at … Continue reading

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Digital Primary Sources

K-12 Common Core requires analysis of visual sources and 6-12 Literacy in History specifies primary and secondary source analysis. What a perfect match for our school librarian world! In this webinar, you will travel to the best websites to find … Continue reading

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Common Core: The Nitty Gritty and How We Can Help

According to the DOE Common Core Implementation Timeline, all K-12 teachers including content teachers should already be implementing complex text. Lead the charge by providing expertise and services at the outset. This webinar will look more closely at the Comprehension … Continue reading

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What is Common Core?

Common Core is more than a new set of language arts standards; for school librarians, Common Core presents new opportunities for collaboration and for library program services. In this webinar, we will survey the standards and appendices, discuss what the … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture (Online) (NEFLIN)

Thursday, February 7, 10-11:30 am ET On your DESKTOP For details or to register see http://a3.acteva.com/orderbooking/go/neflin  

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Best Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers (Online)

Sure, school budgets are shrinking but that doesn’t mean schools have to shrink from using technology in their classrooms. In this webinar Richard Byrne will share some of his favorite free Web 2.0 tools for discovering new academic materials, hosting … Continue reading

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Discovery, Discussion, and Demonstration (Online)

This session provides a framework for technology integration in schools. While participants will learn about a number of free tools, the focus is really on the purposes of using technology schools. 3D Outline Discovery – Give students a research topic … Continue reading

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